We got there on a Monday and the owners and staff greated us, helped us to our room and invited us to have appetizers with the other guests at 6:30. We went for appetizers and stayed for dance lessons with Mario, drinks, food and live music! It was wonderful!!
The next day we woke up to the howler monkeys crossing the rope and hanging outside our window and eating breakfast with us. Best place to see monkeys! We walked to the beach and rented chairs from Mary's rentals where her brother served us drinks and spoted the local sloth in the tree to show us.
The staff were all extremely helpful with setting up tours and pointing us to good resturants and it wasn't the cookie cutter tours. They set us up with Freddy, a freelance national park guide that was the best guide I've had here so far and he also showed us the national park beaches where I will definitely soak up some rays the next time we come. They also suggested we use the intrabus to go from Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna.... Much cheaper and very easy to ride. Just a van with a few extra people.
Everything was wonderful at jungle beach and I miss it, like home, already!!
Thank you Barbara and the Jungle Beach staff!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Boutique Hotel with 12 Rooms featuring Tropical murals. Just a 2 minute walk to the Beach and a 10 minute walk to the Manuel Antonio National Park. A 5 minute Walk from our Hotel you have Restaurants, Supermarkets, Shops and other Recreational areas. Our proximity to the National Park, Pacific Ocean, and the lush Jungle that surrounds us makes our hotel a perfect daily visit for the three different species of Monkeys in the area, including the Titi (Spider), White face, and Howler Monkeys. We offer Free Buffet-stylel Breakfast, WiFi, Private Parking with Surveillance, 24 hour access to Reception, Daily room cleaning, and Laundry services. All of our Rooms are equipped with a Refrigerator, cable TV, Air Conditioning, ceiling Fan, Safe box, Hot water, Bathroom Set, and Towels. Additionally, the Studio Room comes with Kitchen appliances. Manuel Antonio offers a large variety of Activities and Tours for people of all fitness levels and Ages, including wildlife viewing, white water rafting, zip-lines, countless water sports, horseback riding, fishing, among many other excursions for you to enjoy. We are more than happy to Help with booking any tours or activities of your preference, as well as make Transportation arrangements. Welcome to Jungle Beach Hotel, an ideal resting place between the Tropical Jungle and the pristine Beaches of Costa Rica. Pura Vida! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jungle Beach Hotel At Manuel Antonio Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park